Olympus E-30 Black SLR Digital Camera Body Only 12 3MP CompactFlash Microdrive xD-Picture Card Slot


What does the 20% ReviewGist Score mean?

Olympus E-30 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 20%. This is because even though the Olympus E-30 has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 20 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include Imaging-Resource.com, CNet.com(3.5 stars), DigitalCameraInfo.com and DigitalCameraReview.com.
  • Released 5 years 9 months ago (Feb 2009) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type SLR/Professional
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Resolution 12.3 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in.
Digital Zoom 1.0 x
Focus Type Autofocus
Interchangeable Lens Interchangeable Lens
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 12.3 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 640 x 480, 3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 4032 x 3024
Exposure Control
Frames Per Second 12.0 Frames
Shutter Speed 60 - 1/8000 sec
White Balance Auto, Manual, Daylight / Sunny (Preset), Cloudy (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Shade (Preset)
Compression Modes Fine, SuperFine, Normal, Uncompressed, Basic
Compression Type JPEG, Raw Image
File Size (High Res.) 13.9 MB (9 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.) 0.1 MB (about 1,280 images on 128MB card)
Memory Type CompactFlash Card Type I, CompactFlash Card Type II, IBM Microdrive
Flash Functions Auto Flash, Fill-in Flash, Red-eye Reduction Flash, Slow Sync, Manual
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds Auto, 100, 3200
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Protected Position Not LCD Protected Position
LCD Screen Resolution 230000.0 pixels
Interface Type USB 2.0
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 500.0 Images
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Included Features
Self Timer 2 Sec,12 Sec
Depth 2.9 in.
Height 4.3 in.
Weight 1.44 lb.
Width 5.6 in.
Warranty 1 Year
Exterior Color Black
Family Line Olympus E
Included Accessories Software, USB Cable, Video Cable, Shoulder Strap, Battery Charger, Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
MPN 262030
Product ID 85051924
Release Date Q1, 2009
UPC 050332166981
Waterproof Not Waterproof
ReviewGist ID 44162,75599014

Manufacturer Description

12.3 Megapixel, SLR Camera, 2.7 in. LCD Screen, Weight: 1.44 lb.
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